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Sep 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
published in baltimore, which was a bigger slave trading town. they both wrote articles about different slave traders. one thing that this man was obese and had sold off children in broken families. actually, both of them. that is what they wrote about. in both cases, the slave traders waylaid them after their articles were printed, they beat the heck out of them, and then one lundy filed charges in this case, the judge said, well, you deserve it, and dismissed the case. in the garrison case, after beating there is not, the slave trader also charged him with libel. garrison was about to go on trial in baltimore in 1833. and he knew that he was not going to get a fair trial. so he skipped town and left in 1833. he went back to boston, and that's when he founded the liberator, which became the great antislavery publication in the united states. lundy had to leave town as well. he was charged in 1833 -- he wrote an article that was well-known in washington at the time. a black woman was walk across the bridge of the potomac and the constable started chasing her. and people in washington kn
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